The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.63% - 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 101 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 92.11% 92.66% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 59
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £230 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the County Antrim region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the County Antrim region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 3 £375 - 5
Software Developer
Northern Ireland

Software Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ETRM
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) ETRM
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat